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official concedes the problems plaguing healthcare.gov have crippled its launch. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. also ahead this tuesday, top intelligence officials before a separate house panel faced a barrage of questions about n.s.a. surveillance of u.s. allies. >> ifill: and one year after superstorm sandy, what american cities can learn from the netherlands, as they prepare for the next big storm. >> test test test for newshour. testing testing. >> you are quite surprised to see a city like new york, so many people expose and no levees and no protection at all, that was astonishing to me. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> united healthcare-- online at uhc.com. >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> thi
who does good work and compare costs. it can also work that way with healthcare. with united healthcare, i get information on quality ratings of doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me and my guys make informed decisions. i don't like guesses with my business and definitely not with our health. that's health in numbers. united healthcare. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the secretary of health and human services was called before congress today to defend problems with the new health care overhaul. kathleen sebelius said the program's website has been a debacle, but she also faced a host of other questions. "newshour" congressional correspo
keep your doctor. if you like your healthcare plan, you'll be able it keep your healthcare plan. >> reporter: that's not the case for million unless the insurance market. the majority of americans with individual plans will find their policies changed or canceled under obama care rules. the white house said those p- they will be -- said they will be able to buy more comprehensive coverage. >> the need to provide greater security to those americans who had no other option. >> reporter: in washington reporting. >> you just heard about the promises made by the president. people who like their healthcare plan can keep it. steny hoyer said the affordable care act didn't allow some to keep their insurance. hoyer told a reporter from the national review that some policies wouldn't meet minimum requirements of obamacare that the president's promises weren't misleading, they're just not clear enough. >>> meanwhile democrats are proposing a fix to the debt ceiling. he wants to authorize additional federal -- republicans blasted the proposal saying the debt limit increase needs to be paper
. it can also work that way with healthcare. with united healthcare, i get information on quality ratings of doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me and my guys make informed decisions. i don't like guesses with my business and definitely not with our health. that's health in numbers. united healthcare. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the united states dealt the pakistani taliban a major blow today killing its leader. american and pakistani intelligence officials reported hakimullah mehsud died in a u.s. drone strike. he had just arrived at a compound near miranshah, in north waziristan, after attending a gathering of taliban leaders. for more, we t
healthcare-- online at uhc.com. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: european governments lodged new complaints on both sides of the atlantic today over u.s. surveillance. they followed more disclosures linked to the national security agency. newshour correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> in madrid the u.s. ambassador to spain james crossoes ignored shouted questions about how his meeting at the foreign ministry went. he had been summoned after the newspaper el mundo reported the nsa tracked more than 60 million phone calls in spain just from december 2012 to january 2013. meanwhile in washington members of the european parliament met with the house intelligence committee on u.s. surveillance. >> it's just about trust. for th
. then we help create a personalized healthcare experience that works for you. and you. and you. with 50 years of know-how, and a dedicated network of doctors, health coaches, and wellness experts, we're a partner you can rely on -- today, and tomorrow. we're going beyond insurance to become your partner in health. humana. >>> our instant index begins with the new face of bullying and the support pouring in tonight. professional football player with the miami dolphins jonathan martin left the team this week allegedly bullied by his teammates in the lunch room. he was a no show for last night's game. tonight some players now coming forward admitting he was bullied and saying they support him. they now want him back. >>> and a snapshot from one family's halloween album look at this tiny astronaut enjoying her first halloween, six month old mila with her grandpa, former president bush. and another halloween costume that had so many talking. can you guess who this is? believe it or not supermodel heidi klum unrecognizable. they painted on to her legs, arms, tonight klum posted new behind the
:00 tomorrow. >>> as the problems continue with healthcare.gov, the white house is telling people to skip the site all together. there are option -- other options. it can be done boy mail or over the phone. the president said the enrollment process by phone takes about 25 minutes. >> the person who calls isn't the one who continues to wait after the paper application is filled. >> the white house is insisting healthcare.gov will be functional by the end of november. >>> all right. fire trucks are doing more than fight flames. they can help upfind an air- conditioning repair man. the company is letting businesses advertise on its trucks. carroll home services is the first company trying it out. don't expect the moving ads to look too crazy. >> we didn't want to wrap the equipment up with nascar or anything, so we keptit traditional and it worked out that carroll has pretty much the same colors we have on hour engine. and we did it in a tactful manner. >> little river is -- has taken up ads. >>> the prospect of buying a house looks bleak for college grads. the decline am 18 to 32-year- olds
of a saturday night live skit. >> the government's healthcare shut down completely and how the white house is responding. >> we're talking about your child's nutrition, to immunization, to their smartphone. >> a gorgeous sunset. how about a spring fling. we'll talk about that on the news at 6:00. >>> mt. airy, beautiful sunrise. clouds, coming in. mike will be back with his detailed look of the forecast in five minutes. >>> the redskins weren't the only team to take hits. the white house. >> the website went offline for several hours and questions about the international phone line tapping continues. >> reporter: more obamacare website embarrassment. the obama administration is coping with a comedy offer throors is making the work of snl comedians too easy. >> how it's been crashing, breaking. >> have you tried restarting your computer? >> reporter: the emergency for healthcare.gov, the system is down at the moment, actually several crashed moments due a technical mal mufntle after hours passed, the white house said -- >> glad to see that the website is up and running. we're continuing to
are currently without health-care coverage, her children are all on medicaid. and the family lives in a heavily subsidized four bedroom public housing apartment. shannita has to pony up only $200 a month but the we can we followed her she wasn't able to put any rent money aside. >> is it hard having 7 people under one roof. >> it's very hard. it's on a day-to-day basis sometimes you step on each other toast and you know, but as a family, we learn to unite and we learn how to struggle together because at the end of the day, this is about these three children. we don't let them experience poverty. we don't let them see mommy, can i go on my field trip. mommy, can i shall did -- you know, can we celebrate halloween. >> you said that you wanted to keep your children from witnesses poverty. but you live at a really tough neighborhood. >> yes, i do. >> the brooklyn neighborhood of brownsville where shannita and her family live has one of the highest violent crime rates in all of new york city. >> we don't do anything in this neighborhood but buy what we need and come home. if we have to go somewhere
. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. . >>> next tonight here real answers, last night the children who slept through the smoke alarm, tonight abc's byron pitts is back with one brave family taking a new test and what they learned. >> reporter: every family in every part of america is susceptible to wild weather, ready or not. for the mascot family of brookville, maryland, a windy walk in the park this is not. the kids had fun and experiencing the high winds made the family realize how important it is to have a plan. >> in something like this it's hard to think straight. >> with fema's help we put the mascot family to the test. here's the scenario, a severe storm is in the forecast. do they have the proper supplies to stay home. >> you guys will gather everything together. one, two, three, go. >> reporter: like any normal day brent is at work so amy and the kids gather what they think they'l
made even more bizarre by the healthcare.gov website itself, crashing again in all its glory today, even as its creator spoke. >> the website has never crashed. it is functional but at a very slow speed and very low reliability. >> reporter: huh, never crashed really? >> let's put the screen shot up. >> it has crashed and it will probably continue to crash. >> reporter: the house grilled the secretary about this memo from the lead contractor on the site the month before launch which clearly warnings not enough time in schedule to conduct adequate performance testing. >> none of them advised a delay. no one indicated that this could possibly go this wrong. >> reporter: one morbidity of news from the president. he tweaked his promise today. do you remember if you like your insurance you can keep your insurance? that changed to, for the vast majority who have insurance that works, you can keep it. george? >> jim, thanks very much. >>> now a new twist in that shocking cirque du soleil tragedy. when a young performer and mom plunge 100 feet. her death has been a mystery until now. tonig
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